Dr Gordon McKillop has been appointed as the new Chief Executive for STRI. He will officially take over the role on July 10th
Dr McKillop joins STRI from the Central Science Laboratories in York. CSL is an agency for the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF). He joined CSL in 1978 and progressed from the Science Team to Science Manager and then to his current position of Commercial Business Strategy Manager, working on strategies to further the commercial development of CSL.
Growing up in Glasgow, he studied at the University of Glasgow before obtaining his PhD from Reading University. In 1997 he was awarded an MBA from Henley Management College.
Dr McKillop is looking forward to the challenges of his new appointment. He brings with him qualifications, skills and experience which will enable him to combine business management skills with science in his role as Chief Executive of STRI.